scringe

1 of 3

intransitive verb (1)

ˈskrinj
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal

scringe

2 of 3

intransitive verb (2)

"
dialectal
: to flog the water in fishing

scringe

3 of 3

noun

"
plural -s
: a small seine net used in scringing

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb (1)

alteration (perhaps influenced by shrink) of cringe entry 1

Intransitive verb (2)

origin unknown

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“Scringe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scringe. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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